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Can Clegg exploit the gap in the market?

His task is to be the voice of moderation, to appeal to the thoughtful centrist


Clegg still has time to make a gracious exit

Cable could take over in 2014 without seeming too disloyal


A referendum is coming. So why doesn’t David Cameron take the lead?

Britain is potentially the most influential of all the non-euro members


Clegg needs to find an exit route from Lords reform

It’s not as if the Lords perform badly. They have been doing a fine job recently


Is 50p a year really too much to end this corruption?

81 per cent of us believe people give money to parties in the hope of favours or special access


The more leaks, the better the discussion

Tax proposals should be scrutinised before they are put into law, not after


Lords reform is a fight that Nick Clegg will never win

Why is Nick Clegg so determined to throw everything at a policy that will win few votes?


We can’t expect decisions from two parties so much at odds

Bizarrely, the best hope for resolving Coalition differences is a collapse of the eurozone


No wonder Clegg looked miserable

There was little for the Lib Dems to cheer in the Budget


If he picks his fights well, Clegg can still deliver for his party

The Lib Dem leader can make Tory policies better


We’ve been blackmailed long enough

The banks simply have to be reformed


Even the rich and powerful can feel left out in Davos

The Saturday column


Too much democracy can be a bad thing

The wisdom of crowds is at its best when it comes to judgments of character, not policy


A sprinkling of decency over politics

Douglas Alexander has found it wonderful to work for someone who wouldn’t allow negative briefing


Miliband's threat to the Coalition

The new Labour leader won’t scare off middle England. It’s those voters he has in his sights.


The middle-class prize for Labour

Both Milibands believe the interests of the middle class are no longer the same as the filthy rich